Quality of Life Indicators in Context – July 2014

Focus on US Employment —  July 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by a healthy 288.000 in June, good news after the 2.8% drop in GDP-growth for Q1. The 224,000 jobs added in May followed April’s 304,000. Upward revisions: to 203,000 from the 192,000 reported for …

Speed and Efficiency Becoming False Goals in Financial Markets

Speed and Efficiency Becoming False Goals in Financial Markets Wall Street’s high-frequency trading (HFT) controversies reveal the damage it does to longer-term values essential to all markets. But reform is in the works. Submitted by: Hazel Henderson By Hazel HendersonMisgivings were raised in 2012 by Sal Arnuk and Joe Saluzzi …

DON’T MISS 60 Minutes Sunday night

  Sunday night, March 30th, 60 Minutes is doing a story on market structure, computer trading and Michael Lewis’s new book “Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt,” which is being released Monday.  This show (and the book) are highly anticipated and hopefully will jump start the long simmering, but largely dormant discussion …

CROWDFUNDING INVESTING FOR DUMMIES by Sherwood Neiss, Jason W. Best and Zak Cassady-Dorion, John Wiley & Sons, 2013

CROWDFUNDING INVESTING FOR DUMMIES by Sherwood Neiss, Jason W. Best and Zak Cassady-Dorion, John Wiley & Sons, 2013 All you need to know about crowdfunding investing by three of its leading pioneers! Sherwood Neiss, Jason W. Best and Zak Cassady-Dorion, all MBAs from the International Thunderbird Global School of Management, …